Professor Omar Toulan in London: A Discussion on Globalization and Offshoring


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Globalization and offshore production have had a profound impact on the way we do business. How, then, can firms best manage their international customers? And what are the true production capabilities of offshore suppliers?

These are among the questions that Professor Omar Toulan of the Desautels Faculty of Management examines in his research. On November 30, join us as we welcome Professor Toulan, an expert on international business and strategic management, for a discussion on globalization and the role of offshoring.

About our speaker: Professor Omar Toulan joined the Desautels Faculty of Management in 1998, and currently teaches in its MBA, Executive MBA, MBA Japan and BCom programs.

His research, focusing primarily on the internationalization processes of firms, has been published in a variety of academic and practitioner journals.

Prior to entering academia, Dr. Toulan worked as a management consultant for McKinsey and Company in its New York office, as well as at its Global Institute in Washington, D.C. He has also worked as a researcher at the United States president's Council of Economic Advisers. In addition, Dr. Toulan has performed private consulting and workshops for firms in the U.S., South America and Europe.

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location(s): Large Salon - Canadian High Commission,
Macdonald House, 1 Grosvenor Square
RSVP/Pre-Register: November 10, 2011 to November 24, 2011
General £18.00 GBP
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Contact: Phone: 1-800-567-5175 ext7684
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